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  • 4 suffer bullets in Cox’s Bazar ‘UZ election clash’
  • Cop shot in attack at Chattogram polling station
  • Voting at all centres in Katiadi suspended over rigging
  • 3rd phase of UZ polls going on
  • Celebrated singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah passes away
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SDF urges world to take back foreign jihadists Syria’s Kurds warned yesterday that the thousands of foreign jihadists they…
More than 130 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits More than 130 people were killed in an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali…
Modi engaged celebrities to increase his Twitter visibility: Study Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin…
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UN envoy decries ‘slow’ int’l response on Rohingya crisis
Metro
AL leader held with undeclared ammunition at Dhaka Airport Airport authorities detained an Awami League leader along with 44 rounds of undeclared bullets from the domestic terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International…
Plane hijacking bid: Polash’s parents, relatives quizzed

A team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit has interrogated the parents, relatives and neighbours of Polash Ahmed, the slain 'hijacker'…
  • Wasim’s death: SAU students stage demo, block roads
  • Man killed, several injured in Savar road crash
  • Chinese national held with 48 gold bars at Dhaka airport
  • Bangladesh
    No specific data on unfit vehicles, errant drivers Establishing traffic discipline still seems to be a daunting task as unfit vehicles and drivers without licenses continue to rule the roads across the country. Though the Traffic Division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) claims to remain extra vigilant on roads since the student led-protest for…
    UN envoy decries ‘slow’ int’l response on Rohingya crisis The United Nations’ (UN’s) special adviser on prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, yesterday said the international community did not speedily respond to curb the atrocities committed by the Myanmarese army on the Rohingyas. “When we saw the atrocities being committed on Rohingyas,…
  • No exam in Class I, II, III from this year
  • 82,500 students get primary scholarships
  • Politics
    Stray incidents mark 3rd phase of upazila polls Just like the first and second phases, the third-phase Upazila Parishad (UZ) elections were held by and large peacefully barring some stray incidents. A thin voter turnout, as in the past two phases, marked this phase as well. After completion of the voting process, the Election Commission (EC) said…
    4 suffer bullets in Cox’s Bazar ‘UZ election clash’ At least four people sustained bullets in a clash centering the ongoing Upazila elections near a polling centre in Mognama union of Pekua upazila on Sunday morning. The injured are Abul Hossain, Sadek, Bodi and Ramiz. A chase and counter-chase took place around 9 am near Dakhshin Mognama Government…
  • Cop among 2 shot in Chattogram polling station attack
  • Voting at all centres in Katiadi suspended over rigging
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    • Germany : Fruit trees stand in full bloom on a meadow in Kappelodeck near Baden-Baden, southern Germany, where temperatures were expected to reach up to 17 degrees Celsius on March 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • France : Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski (3R), wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides behind Great Britain's Luke Rowe (R) and other teammates of Great Britain's Sky cycling team during the 176,5km 6th stage of the 77th Paris-Nice cycling race stage between Peynier and Brignoles on March 15, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Vienna : A bee collects nectar from the flowers of a blooming Japanese cherry blossom (sakura) tree at the Stadtpark in Vienna on March 22, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : A bird is standing on a flowering peach tree in Veria, Northern Greece, on March 19, 2019.
    • Lebanon : A butterfly is seen resting on a an almond flower in the valley of Bisri, south of the Lebanese capital Beirut on March 20, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Kalikino, Russia : People look at traditional geese fight at the village of Kalikino some 450 km outside Moscow on March 17, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Turkey : Shows the Sabanci Mosque on March 17, 2019, in Adana, southern Turkey. AFP PHOTO
    • Turkey : A woman wearing a niqab walks on the historical Taskopru bridge near the Sabanci mosque, on March 17, 2019, in Adana, southern Turkey. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A flock of starlings fly through a nature reserve close to the river Danube in Daugendorf, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. AFP PHOTO
    • Paris : A Syrian whirling dervish performs at the Philarmonique of Paris on March 9, 2019. The dervishes are adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam that preaches tolerance and a search for understanding. Those who whirl, like planets around the sun, turn dance into a form of prayer. AFP PHOTO
    Some buses block busy Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in the capital yesterday as the drivers engage in
picking and dropping passengers showing least respect to traffic rules. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Some buses block busy Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue at Farmgate in the capital yesterday as the…
    Polling officials gather ballot boxes in preparation for vote counting at Holidhani Govt Primary School centre in Jhenaidah sadar upazila
after the voting in the 3rd phase of upazila polls yesterday. STORY ON PAGE 1 INDEPENDENT PHOTO Polling officials gather ballot boxes in preparation for vote counting at Holidhani Govt Primary…
    A man crosses the busy road in Sylhet’s Chandipul area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway violating traffic rules on Saturday. Despite the
movement for road safety people are still not conscious and many choose to ignore the laws and risk their lives. INDEPENDENT PHOTO A man crosses the busy road in Sylhet’s Chandipul area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway violating…
    Commuters struggle to reach their destinations as a large number of public transports remained off the streets as Chattogram
Metropolitan Police conducted drives against vehicles not having driving licenses or fitness certificates on Saturday. This photo was
taken from GEC intersection area of the port city yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO Commuters struggle to reach their destinations as a large number of public transports remained…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Hope I can continue to be a good partner to Priyanka, says Nick Jonas
    Singer-actor Nick Jonas says he and his wife, Indian star Priyanka Chopra, are navigating through their newly-married life and trying to be a constant support for each other. Nick, who tied the knot with Priyanka in a dual ceremony in India in December, said he is…
    Environment
    Bangladesh needs to find space for wildlife, says a global expert

    Bangladesh needs to find space for wildlife, says a global expert

    Bangladesh, like many other countries, needs to find space for both the wildlife and its people keeping in mind that biodiversity is important for the world, says a renowned global wildlife expert. …
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    Late meal timing associated with obesity
    Those who eat later in the day should start having meals on time as the habit could…
    Embrace beauty the natural way
    The kitchen is home to variety of natural ingredients that are associated with numerous…
    Happy Holi image 2019
    Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, when family and friends meet up and…
    Science & Tech
    Nasa finds evidence of water on asteroid Bennu
    A NASA spacecraft, that will return with a sample of a near-Earth asteroid…
    Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees
    Facebook left hundreds of millions of user passwords readable by its employees…
    Vivo launches V15 Smart Phone in Bangladesh
    Vivo, the innovative global smart phone brand, launched the long-awaited smart…
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